Glowforge Projects: Get to Know Your Machine
Beginner | 17 min 52 sec
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Your project possibilities are endless with the power of Glowforge. Using laser technology at the push of a button, the Glowforge can cut, engrave, and shape designs from a wide variety of materials. Lauren Marcinek from Creativebug will show you the ins and outs of using the machine, including how to connect your laptop or computer, which materials you can use, plus her basic do's, don'ts, tips, and tricks. After completing this class, you'll be ready to take your making to the next level with a professional and personalized touch.    
 
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Glowforge - Lauren is using the Glowforge Pro, but the basics are the same for any model
  • Laptop or desktop computer
  • Proofgrade Medium Maple Hardwood
  • Optional: weeding tool or tweezers
 
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Connect your Glowforge to your laptop or computer
  • Use the Glowforge Design Library
  • Use the Engrave and Cut functions on wood    

What you'll get:
  • A 3-part series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to use the Glowforge
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by Creativebug instructor Lauren Marcinek
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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113 users recommended this class to a friend
Mariko Homer
Good class for beginners, but I guess I'm not as much of a beginner as I thought. :)
October 28, 2022
Alice Setzer
I presently work in a library that has a Glowforge machine and this is very helpful for me.
September 8, 2022
Phyllis Rosenberg
More than 3 months ago